32 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

32 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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Start: Chicago
Fly:  8 h 45 min
1
Isla de Vieques
— 9 nights
Fly + Shuttle:  2 h
2
El Yunque National Forest
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Ponce
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Camuy
— 1 night
Taxi + Fly:  1 h 45 min
5
Culebra
— 6 nights
Fly:  30 min
6
San Juan
— 8 nights
Fly:  7 h 45 min
End: Chicago

9
nights
Isla de Vieques

Isla de Vieques ©
For sixty years until 2003, most of the Isla de Vieques was closed off to the public, with the US Navy using the island's beaches and surrounding waters for drills and testing of new military machinery, such as bombs.
Isla de Vieques is known for nature, beaches, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, enjoy the sand and surf at Secret Beach (Pata Prieta), stroll through Black Sand Beach, and have fun at Vieques Gun Club & Sporting Clays.

Plan trip to Isla de Vieques with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Chicago, USA to Isla de Vieques is an approximately 9- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, shuttle, and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Chicago to Isla de Vieques. Traveling from Chicago in March, things will get much warmer in Isla de Vieques: highs are around 84°F and lows about 72°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel to El Yunque National Forest.

Things to do in Isla de Vieques

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Sun Bay Beach ©
Sun Bay Beach
Horseback Riding Tours
Media Luna Beach ©
Media Luna Beach

3
nights
El Yunque National Forest

El Yunque National Forest ©
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around El Yunque National Forest: Palomino Island (in Las Croabas) and Palmas Del Mar Golf Club (in Humacao).

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our El Yunque National Forest day trip site.

Traveling by combination of flight and shuttle from Isla de Vieques to El Yunque National Forest takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and shuttle. April in El Yunque National Forest sees daily highs of 87°F and lows of 75°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Ponce.

Things to do in El Yunque National Forest

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Palomino Island, Palmas Del Mar Golf Club, Trollbeads, Bosque Nacional El Yunque
Highlights from your plan
El Yunque Rain Forest ©
El Yunque Rain Forest
Palomino Island ©
Palomino Island
Palmas Del Mar Golf Club ©
Palmas Del Mar Golf Club

4
nights
Ponce

Ponce is both a city and a municipality in the southern part of Puerto Rico. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ponce: Macromural Brisa Tropical (in Yauco), Parroquia San Jose De La Montana (in Lares) and Horseback Riding Tours (in Utuado). The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Museo de Arte de Ponce, play a few rounds at Costa Caribe Golf & Country Club, take in the exciting artwork at Centro Cultural Carmen Sola de Pereira de Ponce, and visit San German.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Ponce online sightseeing planner.

Drive from El Yunque National Forest to Ponce in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and car. While traveling from El Yunque National Forest, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Ponce, ranging from highs of 82°F to lows of 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can drive to Camuy.

Things to do in Ponce

Museums Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Macromural Brisa Tropical, Parroquia San Jose De La Montana, Guanica Dry Forest, Horseback Riding Tours, San German
Highlights from your plan
Horseback Riding Tours
Museo de Arte de Ponce ©
Museo de Arte de Ponce
El Museo Castillo Serralles ©
El Museo Castillo Serralles

1
night
Camuy

Camuy ©
Camuy is a municipality of Puerto Rico, bordering the Atlantic Ocean, north of Lares; east of Quebradillas; and west of Hatillo. On the 16th (Thu), tour the pleasant surroundings at Puerto Hermina Beach and then walk around Parque Nacional de las Cavernas del Rio Camuy.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Camuy road trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Ponce to Camuy takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in April, and nighttime lows around 71°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to travel to Culebra.

Things to do in Camuy

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Puerto Hermina Beach
Highlights from your plan
Parque Nacional de las Cavernas del Rio Camuy ©
Puerto Hermina Beach ©
Puerto Hermina Beach

6
nights
Culebra

Culebra ©
With much of Culebra a nature refuge, the tropical island has been protected from overdevelopment, chain hotels, and the cruise set.
Culebra is known for beaches, wildlife, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at Flamenco Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Zoni Beach, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and head off the coast to Culebrita Island.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Culebra trip builder.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Camuy to Culebra in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, shuttle, and flight; or do a combination of car, shuttle, and ferry. April in Culebra sees daily highs of 85°F and lows of 76°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can catch the flight to San Juan.

Things to do in Culebra

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Culebrita Island ©
Culebrita Island
Flamenco Beach ©
Flamenco Beach
Boat Tours & Water Sports

8
nights
San Juan

Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
Venture out of the city with trips to Luquillo (Carabali Rainforest Park & Luquillo Beach) and Zipline (in Rio Grande). The adventure continues: shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour, kick back and relax at Condado Beach, make a trip to Calle del Cristo, and take a memorable tour with Tours.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read San Juan trip itinerary builder.

San Juan is just a short distance from Culebra. April in San Juan sees daily highs of 87°F and lows of 75°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Juan

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Luquillo, Carolina, Casa Bacardi Puerto Rico, Zipline
Highlights from your plan
Climbing Tours
Food Tours
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours

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